As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f., esp. in pl. a penalty paid in one’s person, opp. to fésekt: in the old law it signified outlawry, banishment of any of the three degrees, Bs. i. 675; hvárki fé né mannsektir, Ísl. ii. 385, cp. Nj. 189.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚾᚾ-ᛋᛁᚴᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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